J the Wilcat
J the Wilcat,
Northwestern ‘17
B.A., Physics, , Music Theory and Composition
Physics and Music Composition Major and Northwestern University, loves to play ultimate, watch movies, and read sci-fi.
Features Included
3
Essays
3
Schools
13
Scores
4
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Ithaca, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Physics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Because of the way I was brought up by my parents, I’ve always thought in the back of my mind that one day, I was going to go to college. Along with that assumption came another, but more dangerous one: the fact that I would be ready for it. Just a year ago, if someone had asked me if I thought I could handle college, my answer would have been a simple shrug accompanied by a “sure, why not?”...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
14 Words
Essay written based on information gathered from internet research (website), visit, and alumni contact.
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Additional Essay Details
510 Words
Northwestern Statement When I first walked into my band director’s office freshmen year, I was struck by the glaring purple-ness of the room. At the time, I didn’t notice the Northwestern banner above her window; I only realized she was an alumni when she started talking about Northwestern’s football wins during rehearsal. Her enthusiasm must have trickled down to me, because when the time came to finalize a list of colleges, Northwestern had claimed spot number one....
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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How I chose schools to apply to
15 Words
Never use only the website...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
13 Words
Robotics Club (leadership positions),...
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What set me apart from other applicants
35 Words
Read this book and take its advice: single most important thing...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesLocal Orchestra / Symphony / Band, National Honor Society, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team
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Experience & Awards

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